Welcome to WSU Pierce County Extension
Washington State University Pierce County Extension connects the people of Pierce County to the research and knowledge bases of the state’s land grant research university providing solutions to local problems and stimulating local economies.
Our county-based educators work with partners in your communities to provide educational programs and leverage the broad resources of a major university to resolve issues and create a positive future for the residents of Pierce County.
Our local programs include:
- 4-H Youth Development
- Addressing Poverty
- Master Gardeners
- Consumer Food Safety
- STEM Mentor Training
Youth Garden Educator Workshop
WSU is hosting a two-day hands-on Youth Garden Educator Workshop designed for those who work with youth in grades k-5 in a garden setting. We invite Master Gardener Volunteers, 4-H leaders, elementary school teachers and all others in Pierce County who work with youth in gardens to participate in our training.
June 27th and 28th
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In addition, Washington State University provides over 2,200 publications, numerous online educational opportunities, and other statewide educational programs and technical assistance from four Research and Extension Centers, 15 Academic Departments and six of WSU’s Academic Colleges.
In 2014, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, which established the Cooperative Extension Service. The result of a unique educational partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the nation’s land-grant universities, Extension engages people, organizations and communities through programs to advance knowledge, economic well-being and quality of life by fostering inquiry, learning, and the application of research.
Join us as we celebrate Extension’s past contributions and look forward to the next 100 years of service. To learn more, visit.